The Andalusia Times 1908
January 3, 1908

*Marriage License: Judge Robinson issued the following marriage license for December, 1907.
T.C. Adams and Miss China Hall
T.R. Hotson and Miss Minnie Glidewell
T.R. Tyson and Miss Josie Dorsey
Walter Glideweall and Miss Clara Lord
Jho. L. Findley and Miss Francis Ola Mills
J.H. Worley and Miss Beulah Sturgis
John Hall an and Miss Ella Jeter
J. D. Brannan and Mrs. Ethel D. Gore
H.H. sanders and Miss Ethel Bethea
Johnnie Thomasson and Miss Debbie Hilton
Charley Hammond and Miss Viola Neal

** Colored Marriage License
David Hutcheson and Saddie Todd
Charley Snell and S.A. Mobley
Geo. Cobb and Mattie Harrison
Malachi Nixon and Mamie Comer
Bob Morgan and Francis Simmons
Ed. Wilson and Fannie Bibbins
Murphree Perkins and Allie Henderson

*Mortgage Sale: Whereas, H. E. Rowell and wife, Clara Rowell, did on the 8th day of Sept 1906, execute to the British & American Mort. Co., a Mortgage deed in Covington County, notice is hereby given of Auction on the 13th day of Jan. 1908. By R.H. Jones, Atty.

*Mrs. D.P. Albritton is visiting her son, E.T. Albritton, Esq.
*John Barton has sold his place and will relocate in Arkansas.
*Reuben Walton, colored, whipped a Negro woman at the Empire Mills Thursday last week. Reuban has been arrested.

*Davis Campbell received a telegram announcing the death of his brother, John Campbell in Mississippi. He dropped dead Monday of heart disease. He left Covington Co. several years ago for Mississippi.
*Dr. W.F. Odom and wife of Texas, are on visit to relatives in Covington, including brother, Johnnie Odom. Dr. Odom is from Covington Co.

*Miss Idell Culpepper of Georgiaville and Ralph McGowin of Mississippi were married here Dec. 25th.
*Young son of Mr. Farrier was severely burned. It is feared his sight will be destroyed.

*The House of Robert Hartin was destroyed by fire on 24th Ult.
*B.W. Walker died at his home in Montgomery.

*Mrs. Susanna Gibson of Coffee Co. is visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. T.J. Brown below Andalusia.

*Mortgage Sale: Whereas, L. J. Barron and wife, Clifton K. Barrow, did on the 26th day of Oct 1906, execute to the British & American Mort. Co., a Mortgage deed in Covington County, notice is hereby given of Auction on the 28th day of Jan. 1908. By R.H. Jones, Atty.

*Mortgage Sale: Whereas, P.I. Walters and wife, Jennie Walters and D.I Walters, unmarried, did on the 26th day of Oct 1906, execute to the British & American Mort. Co., a Mortgage deed in Covington County, notice is hereby given of Auction on the 13th day of Jan. 1908. By R.H. Jones, Atty.

*J. A. Hart & family of Ponds, visited Mrs. Dred Bagley Christmas Day.

*Notice, application made to B.B. comer for John Reynolds convicted at the fall term, 1906 of assault with the intent to murder.

*Sheriff Hood, of Montgomery has a curiosity about a hoodoo negro by the name of Jordan Johnson. He is a find specimen of the old-time negro conjure man.

*Residences of Sam Keith and G.A. Winslow of Geneva were destroyed by fire last week.
*Miss Bamma White of Andalusia is visiting her sister, Mrs. Bessie Rawls.

January 10, 1908

*Mrs. A. N. Cranford died at Haygood Friday night last, aged 50 years. She leaves a husband and several children.

*Mrs. Alice McDonald, wife of C. H. McDonald, died Jan 1, 1908 on River Falls St., She was born in Vanwert, Ohio in 1857. She leaves a husband and 3 children. She was interred into the Baptist Cemetery Jan 2nd.
*G. P. Hogg is Rural mail carried on Route 1 Dozier.
*Wendell Worley and Miss Bracewell, daughter of Rev. Kindred Bracewell were married.
*Miss Julia Coleman of Troy is visiting her sister, Mrs. W.L. Parks.

*Mrs. Z.D. Studstill visited her sister, Mrs. Joe Tom Brantley of Troy.
*J.W. Williams has moved to Opp.

*Mrs. M.A. Whidby of Nokomas, Ala. has been spending time with her son, B.F. Whidy on South Three Notch St.
*Oscar Martinís brothers, Malachi and Madison, of Liberty Grove, Ala. spent Christmas with him.
*Bud Short and a Miss Short were united in marriage near Wiggins last Sunday.
*Wm. Richburg and a Miss King were married in Wiggins.

January 17, 1908

*Jasper Bedgood, aged 65 years died a few days ago near Searight due to cancer.
*Mrs. O. M. Gordon of Brewton has been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L.H. Jeter.
*A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. A.B. Harper on Tuesday Night.
*Mrs. John Morrison returned to Moultrie, Ga. last week after a visit with her daughter, Mrs. J.B. Carlton.
*Rev. W.D. Brooks
was found dead in the public road by his son Benj. Brooks, in the New Hope neighborhood on saturday last. He was age 84 years. His remains interred into cemetery at Hopewell Church.

*Miss Ables spent time with her sister-in-law, Mrs. C.N. Stokes before leaving for her home in Gantt.
*L.W. Hydrick of Feagin is in South Carolina to visit his mother this week.
*Perido, Ala., Jan 9th 1908, Mrs. Fannie A. Cranford died at her home Jan. 4th 1908, wife of A.N. Cranford. She was born in Tallapoosa County, Ala, August 18, 1856 & was 51 years old. She had been a wife for 31 years. Funeral was at Bethany Church at Heath on Sunday, Jan. 5th.
*W.W. Taylor & family are moving to Gasden.

January 24, 1908

*Negro, Will Jackson, was captured and placed in Andalusia jail Tuesday for charge of forgery. He forged several checks over a period of 6 months.
*Mr. C.C. Brawner died at the home of his son, J. E. Brawner, he was age 80. Mr. Brawner leaves five sons- W.N. and J.E. Brawner; Andalusia, R. C. and C. L. Brawner; Castleberry, and F. E. Brawner of Pensacola, The remains were carried to Castleberry, his old home for burial Monday morning.

*Dr. McKittrick of Evergreen is dead at age 75.
*Chester Faison and Miss Lula Odom were married Sunday.
*Walter Nalls & wife have a new baby Boy !
*Sammie Nall and Miss Ella Mae Hendricks were married on Sunday in Searight.
*Monroe Moore,a negro at Oak Grove accidentally shot & killed his wife last Saturday.
*Mrs. C.C. Byrd, of Montgomery fell dead Friday night, age 32, victims of apoplexy, Her husband Mr. Byrd, age 40 years old fell dead the same night.
*Allen Adams and Miss Daughtery were married at Melvina.
* H.H. Leonard is building a new saw mill.

February Issues Missing !!!
March 20, 1908

*T.E. Screws died at Heath Tuesday, age 50 years old, leaves wife & 3 children.
* Two weeks ago a young daughter died and on Sunday morning last, a little son age 6 years old at the home of A. J. Kilpatrick at Heath.
*Another Son, age 13 of A. J. Kilpatrick has died of Pneumonia on Tuesday morning. This is the 3rd family member in 2 weeks.

*A Little child of George Foster died and was buried on Monday.

*Lonny Stanley and Miss Ida Lee of Brooks were married a few days ago.
*Mrs. Martha Maloy of Rye, Route 7 died last week, age 85 years.
*Charles Henderson and Miss Bradley were married at the brideís fatherís, John Bradley, near Andalusia.
*Allen Henderson, who went from Andalusia to Texas years ago died a few days ago at age 80. He has a brother & other relatives in Covington County.

*J. E. Mancill of Conecuh was at Rose Hill last week.
*Mrs. Mattie Bush, Red Level, and Mrs. Nanie Shreve of Andalusia, recently visited their father at Oakey Streak.
*Mrs. Stephen Mahone of Greenville has returned from a visit to her daughter, Mrs. W.F. Milligan.
*Miss Maggie Brewton of Montgomery is visiting her sister, Mrs. Mamie Brewton on Oak Street.
*Grover Hogg and Miss Bessie Dozier were married at Dozier last Sunday.
*Mrs. W.M. Odom who has been sick is improving.
*Miss Pearl Pitts and Bera Rainer were guests of Misses Mollie and Sallie Odom Sunday.
*Miss Jewel Brown of Andalusia visited Miss Lizzie Able Sunday.
*Miss Pearl Vardaman returned from Montgomery Friday.
*Dr. Watkins has located to our town, Gantt.
*Mrs. Evelyn Thaw has started her divorce proceedings against her husband, Harry Thaw. We hope the hearing will be behind closed doors.
*W. H. Heath has located at Troy. He resided several years at Heath.

April 10 1908 - missing issues

*Born to Lloyd Patterson and wife of Heath, a daughter on Sunday Night.
*A.D. Caton, near Red Level, is one of Covingtonís best farmers.
*Mrs. Pye, living with her brother, A.D. Caton, near R ed level is perhaps the oldest persons in the County.,At age 90 she is still hale and hearty.

*Miss Susie Anglin and brother left on a train to Columbus, Ga., to be at the bedside of her dying sister.
*T.J. Jackson repaired his Grist Mill & is grinding away in Green Bay.
*Math Rigdon of Green Bay has been ill for several months.
*Kierce Wyrosdick who was seriously wounded in a shooting scrape near Cohassett is doing alright.
*Forest Easley sustained a severe hurt on the hand which had to be lanced.

*Mr. Poney Henrdersonís horse ran away and threw him from the buggy. He only has bruises.
*B.L. Timmerman will make a visit to Falco on Business.
*Mrs. Cook, Widow of T.R. Cook, deceased has recieved a check for $2,000 from the W.O.W. camp at Portland, Fla.
*John Douglas of Mason was here on Thursday.

*Autry Riley, on temporarily duty as night Marshall arrested a negro for selling booze. He arrested seller and buyer.
* Miss Maude Brown, age 14, third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willis Brown, on Route 4, died Sunday morning of the measles. Interment was at Salem Monday.
* Little son of James Altman died Tuesday might of last week, near Ponds.
* Notice, Covington County, In Chancery Cause no. 399. E.J. Ritchey vs. Bertha May Ritchey.

The defendants residence is unknown, and over the age 21, this will run for 4 weeks asking Bertha Mae Ritchey to plead, answer by the 1st of May 1908. Thereafter 30 days, a decree pro confesso may be taken against her. This 26th day of March 1908. A. Whaley, Register.

*Notice: land office in Montgomery; Notice to John B. Maddox of Laurel Hill, Fla. He has filed five years proof in support of his homestead claim, Jan. 7, 1903 & made in Court May 13, 1908. He names witnesses: David F. Taylor, Laney S. Maddox, William Maddox, James Coon,; Laurel Hill Fla., Robít D. Johnston, Register.

April 17, 1908 (Friday)

*Mrs. B.W. Head returned Monday to Andalusia where she was the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Ballard. Little Miss Ruth Ballard and Master Glenn Monroe of Darlington, Fla. returned with her as her guests.

*Miss Laura Ellis formerly Andalusia has accepted a position in Macon, Ga.
*On Sunday morning Mr. Hosie Brogden and Miss Ruth Garvin were united in Marriage.
*Mrs. Smith from Oakey Streak is visiting her daughter here, Mrs. L.W. Hydrick.
*Will Riley and John Bass of Carolina, and Willie Watson of Hopewell; were visitors at Conecuh Sunday.
* W.L. Palmer and wife of Flomaton, the latterís sister, are visiting Mrs. LeRoyís Taylorís who has been quite sick for several days.

*Child of W.E. Stanley , age 18 months, died Wednesday of last week and was buried at Valley Grove Church.
*Mrs. Frank Potts of Brooklyn has been spending time with her parents, J.L. Hassell & wife of Feagin.
*John Wyrosdick, Kierce Wyrosdick, and negro, Frank Whitlock were indicted for murder of Claude Vickery at Cohassett. Zollie Vickery who was in jail, was released with no indictment.

*Rev. P.L. Moseley, is now a resident of Coffee Springs.
*W.T. Wiggins of Evergreen, was in Andalusia to see his son, Leon Wiggins.
*Mrs. Ed Jones of Montgomery, shot and killed a Negro at her home, at the time he was engaged in hand to hand combat wit her aged father, Barney Rhody.
*Glenn Mitchell, age 15 died Sunday night, son of Thomas Mitchell, he was stricken with a pain in the head.
*B.F. Whidby received a telegram, his Mother is dying in Sullivan, Ala.
*Miss Zeddie Janes of czar and E.A. Lewis of South are to be married on the 20th April.
* Miss Lilly Christan of Crenshaw , is visiting her sister, Mrs. J.B. Johns of Loango.
*Mrs. Lathram
left Tuesday for Fort Deposit due to the illness of her sister, Mrs. Rivers.
*Marshal Aplin
arrested Will Ridle, Negro, who was charged with breaking into one of B.H. Zeaglerís servantís houses.
*Mrs. Hub Jones, daughter of J. J. Thames of Red Level undergoes an operation.

April 24, 1908
*A three year old child of F. A. Rushton died on Sunday last.
*Johnnie Odom has a new baby GIRL !
*Dr. John Prather of Mobile is visiting his sister, Mrs. S.F. Rhodes of Gantt.
*A child of James Lynum of River Falls, died Sunday.

* Jack Jackson, colored, charged with stealing goods from store in Andalusia.
*H.H. Leonard & family are recovering from the measles.
*Mrs. John Williams of Georgiaville, was a visitor to Andalusia last week.

*Notice. Mortgage executed to wit: November 8, 1906, by Camilla I. Moss and husband, Henry Moss, to the undersigned mortgagee, H. Opp, will sell on Thursday May 14, 1908, in front of Courthouse door in Covington County, property to satisfy indebtedness. April 7, 1908. Henry Opp, Morgagee.

*Notice. Mortgage executed to wit: December 9, 1905, by B.W. Parish and wife, F.A. Parish, to the undersigned mortgagee, Henry. Opp, will sell on Thursday May 14, 1908, in front of Courthouse door in Covington County, property to satisfy indebtedness. April 7, 1908. Henry Opp, Mortgagee.
*At Montgomery Wilbur Beasley, a flagman fell from the train and his right leg is severed below the knee.
*Miss Mattie Teel is visiting her sister, Mrs. Robt. Hart.
*H.H. Winn
of Thomasville is brother to J.B. Winn of Andalusia.
*A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Russell of River falls on Saturday last.
*J.J. Ballard was called to troy to attend the funeral of Louis Hanchey.
*Autin Clark, colored was buried at Wellfare church last Sunday.
*J.W. Weatherford, white, was shot and killed by his nephew, Avery Hardage, near Brantley Sunday.
*Forest Powell, young son of W.H. Powell of Haygood, cut his foot.
* Mrs. J. M. Thomas is spending time with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Hitson of Red Level.
  

April 24, 1908
*A three year old child of F. A. Rushton died on Sunday last.
*Johnnie Odom has a new baby GIRL !
*Dr. John Prather of Mobile is visiting his sister, Mrs. S.F. Rhodes of Gantt.
*A child of James Lynum of River Falls, died Sunday.
* Jack Jackson, colored, charged with stealing goods from store in Andalusia.
*H.H. Leonard & family are recovering from the measles.
*Mrs. John Williams of Georgiaville, was a visitor to Andalusia last week.

*Notice. Mortgage executed to wit: November 8, 1906, by Camilla I. Moss and husband, Henry Moss, to the undersigned mortgagee, H. Opp, will sell on Thursday May 14, 1908, in front of Courthouse door in Covington County, property to satisfy indebtedness. April 7, 1908. Henry Opp, Morgagee.

*Notice. Mortgage executed to wit: December 9, 1905, by B. W. Parish and wife, F. A. Parish, to the undersigned mortgagee, Henry. Opp, will sell on Thursday May 14, 1908, in front of Courthouse door in Covington County, property to satisfy indebtedness. April 7, 1908. Henry Opp, Mortgagee.

*At Montgomery Wilbur Beasley, a flagman fell from the train and his right leg is severed below the knee.
*Miss Mattie Teel is visiting her sister, Mrs. Robt. Hart.
*H.H. Winn
of Thomasville is brother to J.B. Winn of Andalusia.
*A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Russell of River falls on Saturday last.
*J.J. Ballard was called to troy to attend the funeral of Louis Hanchey.
*Autin Clark, colored was buried at Wellfare church last Sunday.
*J.W. Weatherford, white, was shot and killed by his nephew, Avery Hardage, near Brantley Sunday.
*Forest Powell, young son of W.H. Powell of Haygood, cut his foot.
* Mrs. J. M. Thomas is spending time with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Hitson of Red Level.

May 1, 1908 (Friday)
*Dr. and Mrs. Ray have a daughter, they Christened her Anna Lusia in honor of the city of her nativity.
* A.L. Rankin of Andalusia and Mrs. Addie Randle (formerly Miss Addie Hill) were married at Brantley, Tuesday.
Charles Woodham and Miss Emma Mack of Opp were married at Troy last Friday.
*A four year old daughter of J.N. Barron died Saturday morning.
*The Wife of David Patterson, Age 47, on Route 5, died last Friday leaving a husband and 6 children.
*W.W. Varn charged with deserted his wife, resided in Pensacola Fla. shortly.
*Mrs. J.R. Jordan, Route 1, has been ill.
* Mrs. N.C. Thomas of Evergreen, sister to J.B. Chapman of Andalusia, attended the funeral of her nephew, Roscoe Chapman Thursday.
*Deputy Tom Jernigan arrested Richard Rice, colored, for selling mortgaged property.
*Mrs. Shelly Donelson of Florala, Ala., visited her mother, Mrs. Nancy McLelland.
*E. A. Lewis married Miss Zeddie Jones last Sunday.
* Amon Gunter died April 26th. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gleston Gunter. Was born March 29th, 1894 & died of measles. Age 12 years old, only son of Eggleston Gunter of Gantt.

*Mr. and Mrs. Greene Chandler have a new baby Boy !!
*Mrs. J.F. Dunn is visiting her father, W.W. Taylor, and her sister, Mrs. Caton at Rose Hill.
*Wm. Garrett killed a large rattlesnake in his yard.
*** List of Grand and Petit Jurors for Spring term 1908 of Covington Co., Circuit Court:

Enos Harrelson, A.H. Nelson. E. L. Moore, T. M. Short, D.A. McArten, W.R. Barnes, John Kervin, W.F. Liles, J.L. Holt, E.A. Brantley, W. O. Searcy, J.M. Cooper, S. J. Tadlock, W. A. Mallett, W.F. Wooten, C.A. OíNeal, D.B. Gantt, C.C. Hart, E.W. Williams.
Petit Jury, First Week: E. S. Smith, E. B. Hughes, J.B. Atkins, J.F. Martin, D.C. Hart, J.V. Mays, B. W. Sasser, J.L. Soles, J.V. Henderson, M. H. Thomas, T.J. George, H.B. Wiggins, B.W. Smith, L. Carter, R. Kirklin, H.J. Smith, M.L. Boles, M. I. Cross, J.D. Moot, Jow Patterson, Hilley Gorum, J. J. Johnson, O. W. Williams, J. A. Hart, B.F. Hall, G. D. Robbins, W. E. Lunsford, M. Z. McLelland, E. Littles, A. J. Sims.

Petit Jurors, 2nd Week: H. H. Perdue, D.H. Butler, W.J. Holder, J.V. Whaley, H. T. Edger, W.F. Wiggins, J.T. Manning, W.T. Gawley, W.H. Greatehouse, H. A. McLendon, J. G. Day, H.H. Barfield, C.F. Kendall, W.A. Turner, L.B. Gantt, Wm. M. Taylor, B.P. Brooks, J. E. Rawls, J. W. Adkins, L. Butler, J.L. Moody, S.J. Cobb, E.G. Mitchell, J.M. Martin, J. M. Wasden, T. J. Watkins, J. H. Fletcher, Sam Barnes, Garrett Stanley, J.A. Howell, G.M. Terrell.
*Little child of J.M. Rose is quite sick.
** Notice, Covington County, In Chancery Court. Cause No. 408 Annie Bendall vs. Thomas M. Bendall

The defendants residence is unknown, and over the age 21, this will run for 4 weeks asking Thomas M. Bendall to plead, answer by the 31st of May 1908. Thereafter 30 days, a decree pro confesso may be taken against her. This 29th day of April. 1908. A. Whaley, Register.

* Notice, Covington County, In Chancery Cause no. 388. S. L. Boykin vs. Ethel Boykin
The defendants residence is Miller County, Georgia, and over the age 21, this will run for 4 weeks asking Ethel Boykin to plead, answer by the 31st of May 1908. Thereafter 30 days, a decree pro confesso may be taken against her. This 29th day of April 1908. A. Whaley, Register.

*Delinquent tax payers: R. H. Bonifay, I.E. Boyett, J. R. Griffith, Mrs. F. E. Jones, S. J. Mason, W. H. Sharp, Elizabeth Smith, E. B. Taylor, W.R. White, M. W. Bozeman, W. T. Pritchett, W. A. Adkinson,
M. T. Jones, Annie L. Smith, O. R. Blue, T. L. Parker, G. M. Williamson, E. D. Sampy, Mrs. Jodie Weakley, Sarah Reynolds and Matilda McCarty, Miss Beulah Richardson, P.A. Moore, Henderson Bullock.

 

May 8, 1908

* Sunday March 3, 1908, in the Wiggins brotherís home, Marquis Franklin Moore, two year old son of A.P. Moore, died.
*S. T. Dillard has withdrawn from the race for Tax assessor.
*Milton Dennis, white, was killed by his brother-in-law, Arthur Shamburg, in Pennington, Choctaw County.
*The South West District Singing Society of Covington County organized at Shiloh, April 29,1908, conducted by G.W. Lundy. Songsters present : J.S. Boles, G.P. Hilson, R.M. Clary, H.R. Henly, B.C. Hicks, J.N. Wright, J.W. Kilpatrick and J.H. Rowell. Vice President is J.E. Chesteen, Secretary, N.O. Matthews.
*Miss Sallie Vaughn of Geneva spent several days here recently.
*R.H. Ragsdale of Tennessee purchased sheep from Messrs. P.J. Campbell and J.M. Stevens.
*Henry Williams
has moved from Hicks Mill to the west side of Conecuh River.
*At the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.N. Barron, Little Merle Barron died on Saturday. He would have been age 4 on the 2nd of May. Little Cyrus Barron is very sick.
*Tom Hutchison was injured in a storm near Red Level on Thursday morning.
*Alonzo Beasleyís house was completely destroyed by a storm that passed through Red Level Thursday.
* N.B. Harperís Barn was blown to pieces in Thursdayís storm.
Several Missing Issues-----

June 12, 1908

* Marriage- Miss Annie Lee Chapman to Isaac Irvin Tatom to be married in Geneva Alabama on June 24th. The Groomís father is Capt Tatom who at one time resided in Andalusia. The Mother of the bride is Mrs. Belle Chapman.
*In Geneva Ala, J.J. Johnson was cut by a man named Marlow.
*
The disappearance of Richard Bonifay still remains a mystery.
*Someone made an effort to break into the residence of Marshal Aplinís Tuesday night.
*Mrs. Merriwether of Montgomery is visiting her sister, Mrs. W.F. Milligan, River Falls.
*Capt. James E. Cox, 82 years old, Veteran of the Confederate Army died in Troy. His maternal grandmother was a daughter of Daniel Boone.
*Ira Rose, age 18, fatally stabbed Tom Wilson, age 45. The body of the dead man was taken to River Falls St. He leaves a wife and 1 child, Interment was in Troy.
*Tom Gibson, charged with killing a negro woman last Christmas at Florala is out on bond.
*Temp Tillis was arrested and charged with assault and battery with as knife.

* The jury in the case of J. Finley Howard, charged with the killing of George W. Bagley, returned verdict of murder.
*Mrs. C.J. Bonifay, one of the oldest residents in Pensacola died at age 77, June 7th. Her son is Richard H. Bonifay who disappeared from McDavid last week and is supposed to have drowned in Escambia River.

*J.R. Coleman, who lived near Greenville died Monday from being dragged to death by a mule.
*Saturday May 3oth, 1908 little Gladys Inez Phillips, age 2 years, 6 months and 21 days, died at the home of Mr. & Mrs. J.G. Phillips. This is the third death. Her body was laid to rest beside her little brother in Mt. Gilead cemetery on Sunday.

*A daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Les Edwards of Shady Hill.
*Edward Posey killed a large rattlesnake.
*William Russell died at Pink Friday night, age 80.
*B.F. Whidby returned from Mississippi where he went to visit his mother.
*Will Cogman was jailed for selling whiskey.
*Mr. Walter of Union Springs shot his wife to death and then killed himself.
*Mrs. C.E. Beck died Wednesday, she leaves a husband and 2 children.
*J.J. Turner was married last Sunday (fifth) to Miss Hart.
*Misses Doris and Alice Sasser
spent a few days with their sister, Mrs. B. L. Wells of  Searight.
*Miss Adele Ridelhoover
of Andalusia was guest of her Cousin, Miss Lessie Rawls.
*Mr. William Benson
and wife of Dozier visited their daughter, Mrs. R.E. Wells on Saturday.
*Little son of Gus Waite has been sick.

*Miss Maude Kendall of Evergreen visited her friend, Mrs. M.P. Powell here.

June 19, 1908
* Mrs. Deer
of Red Level has relocated to Andalusia and lives at the residence formerly owned by Wm. Shreve.
*Mrs. Thomas Strother
, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. W.A. Moore on South Three Notch left Monday for Florala.

*Alf. Williams, colored, who has been confined to County jail, died at the poor house a few days ago. Williams fatally stabbed another negro at Gantt.
*Richard Bonifay is still missing, it is believed he was murdered and his body sunk into the river.
*Grover Grisold lost a little child Tuesday.
*Train wreck Wednesday afternoon, killed Clements, the engineer, Bob Lamar was painfully hurt, The body of Clements was sent to Georgiana for burial.
*W.F. Lewis and family have moved to Chapman, Fla.
*Miss Leal Durant, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. D.D. Miles has returned to Mobile, Ala.
*Mrs. W.F. Rhodes of Muscogee, Fla., is visiting parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.N. Stokes of this place.

*Rev. Thos. Reece and wife, of Ft. Worth TX. were in Andalusia, on their way to visit the family of David Highsmith of this County. Mr. Reece is a Confederate Veteran. Mrs. Reece was formerly Miss Nettie Highsmith, a native of Covington County. She is here to visit her brother, who she has not seen in 10 years.
*Mrs. Frank Stanley and her husband are seriously ill at McKenzie, They are a sister and brother-in-law of W. E. Josey at Andalusia.

*Mrs. C.B. Hester of McKenzie is ill. Mrs. Hester is a sister of Mrs. J. E. Josey of Andalusia.
*O.M. Sellers of McKenzie and Mrs. S. D. Kent of Crenshaw County were married on the 7th.
*Mrs. Jordan Ammonds died at her home, near Fairfield Saturday.
*Miss Nellie Simonton died yesterday, her body was shipped to Dothan for Interment- Advertiser-June 7

*J.B. Meriwether, of Birmingham, 71 years old tried to commit suicide. He took morphine and stretched upon his wifeís grave in Oakwood Cemetery in Montgomery.
*Mr. Blakenship of Lawrence County was dragged to death by a mule.
* John M. Hayes of Houston County shot himself in the head in Dothan while on the way to the insane hospital. The tragedy occurred at the home of his half brother, Monroe Brown. Physicians say he lost his mind due to excessive CIGARETTE SMOKING.

*Jacob Benton of Opp, killed five foxes.
*Dave Adams captured a negro convict last Tuesday.
*Mrs. W.O. Lybrand of Brantley is visiting her sister, Mrs. H.E. Jackson.
*Mr. A.H. Power of Andalusia married Miss Nelle Phelps on last Wednesday, Greenville.
*J.B. Simmons died at his home in Elba on Saturday, He was 82 years old, the founder of Elba, and one of the richest men in Coffee County.
*Miss Vernilla Parks of Goshen is visiting her brother, A.L. Parks on Crescent St.*Born to Mr. And Mrs. Benson, a son, on Thursday last week.

 

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